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Sammy M breaks down the presidential candidates: Marco Rubio

Ladies and Libertarians-sorry, Gentlemen- we’ve recently had a long winter break followed by a brief political hiatus from yours truly, and this hyperaware political columnist spent nearly every minute of it trying to find you the new inside scoop. By combing through countless ‘Drudge Report’ articles, tirelessly listening to every minute of each new Limbaugh

Is Facebook Dead?

BY SAM MASLING, JUNIOR EDITOR The pioneer of social media, the giant of connectivity, the access point for everything about everyone you couldn’t care less about: Facebook was the definition of social media for many years. If you didn’t have a page, you were totally out of the loop. Since its heyday, Facebook has steadily

Tenleytown Lacks Excitement

BY SAM MASLING, JUNIOR EDITOR *This article appeared in the February edition of the print issue There’s no way to sugarcoat it or beat around the bush – Tenleytown has become boring. For Deal sixth graders, Tenley represented the newfound freedom they got from finally becoming a middle schooler. No more walking to your friend’s

Attendance Problems Heightened Due to Hall Sweep Policy

BY SAM MASLING, JUNIOR EDITOR Last week Wilson announced they would be bringing back hall sweeps in order to ensure student’s attendance in class.  The hall sweeps were implemented last Monday and, “Will commence everyday and every period until the end of the semester.” read an email from interim Principal Bargeman to the Wilson community.

AP World History: Doing Too Much

BY SAM MASLING, STAFF WRITER If you projected the history of the Earth onto a 24-hour clock, the portion including mankind and all its achievements would be in the last 20 seconds of the 24th hour in the 59th minute. Alas, Earth’s history is not 24 hours long; it’s more than four and a half

Meet the Staff

Chloé Leo, Editor-in-Chief Chloe commonly referred to as “Cleo” due to her confusing first name-last name combination, has been promoted to Co-Editor-in-Chief her SEN18R year along with her very berry best friend and fellow Nalgene fanatic, Ben. She has been faithfully laboring away at The Beacon since her freshman year. When not writing passionate reviews